Dense Fog Shrouds Odisha Capital: IndiGo Flight Diverted To Raipur
Bhubaneswar: Dense fog in Odisha’s capital on Friday morning affected flight services at the Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA). A New Delhi-Bhubaneswar IndiGo flight diverted to Raipur because of low visibility.
IndiGo flight 2178 from Delhi to Bhubaneswar diverted to Raipur due to low visibility at Bhubaneswar airport, ANI tweeted.
Thick fog shrouded several parts of the state capital.
The regional meteorological centre here said the visibility dropped to or below 100 metres at several places and advised motorists to avoid driving unless necessary and take all safety precautions if driving.
The visibility dropped to 100 metres in the airport area, it said.
The regional meteorological centre tweeted pictures of dense fog on Jaydev Vihar flyover, near Utkal Hospital, Niladri Vihar and Patia, among several places, where motorists were seen driving with headlights on.